How To Activate ESET Antivirus?

Step-by-step instructions to know how to activate ESET antivirus as follows.

How To Activate ESET Antivirus?

ESET Products Features

  • Anti-malware engine
  • Anti-theft protection
  • Device encryption
  • Parental controls
  • Secure browser with web protection

Activate Your ESET Windows Home Product

  • In case you have not activated your ESET home product during the installation, you will find a prompt to do so when you open the product.
  • On the taskbar of your desktop, click the ESET icon to open the product.
  • Now, you will be taken to the ESET Smart Security page. On this page, select the Use a purchased License Key option.
  • ESET would have sent you an email after you bought your license. You have to retrieve your License Key from this email.
  • When you right-click on the License Key in the License Information section, a list of options will be displayed. Click on the Copy option.
  • On the ESET Smart Security page, under the Use a purchased License Key title, you will see a text box. Click the Paste icon next to this text box. Then, click on the Continue button.
  • You will now see the User Account Control dialog box. Here, click on the Yes button.
  • You will now see the screen with the Verifying message.
  • Next, you will see the page with the ESET Smart Security Premium will be activated title. Click on the Activate button found on this page.
  • Once again, you will see the Verifying screen.
  • After some moments, you can see the screen with the Activation was successful message along with a tick mark to its left. Click on the Done button.
  • You will now find a window with a list of various ESET security tools along with the Enable button opposite to them.
  • From now onwards, you will start receiving regular detection engine updates. You have now successfully known about how to activate ESET antivirus.


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